Ontario's School Battery Recycling Challenge

Ontario's School Battery Recycling Challenge

Welcome to the Ontario Schools Battery Recycling Challenge!

The Ontario Schools Battery Recycling Challenge is for elementary and secondary schools in the province of Ontario. If you want to do something great for the environment and have a chance to win great prizes, you've come to the right place! This challenge is brought to you by Raw Materials Company Inc.

Welcome Students!

If you are a student and your school is participating in the Ontario Schools Battery Recycling Challenge, you can register to win some great prizes. Please enter here.

Students Enter Here!
Students Enter Here!

Welcome Teachers!

Welcome to the Ontario Schools Battery Recycling Challenge!

If you are a teacher or work at one of Ontario's elementary or secondary schools, please enter here.

Teachers Enter Here!
Teachers Enter Here!

The OSBRC has raised an estimated:

$488.97

OSBRC 5th Annual Challenge Leaderboards

OSBRC Pledge Prize Pool

Estimated PRIZE POOL

$1,955.89

11 schools are eligible for
a share of the OSBRC Pledge Prize!

Every school that recycles 100% of their OSBRC Pledge will receive an equal share of the OSBRC Pledge Prize!


Most Batteries Recycled
by a School

Estimated Provincial PRIZE

$1,466.92

School District Estimated* Actual* Total
1st Springfield Public School Springfield TVDSB 0 59,595 60,595
2nd Bayview Public School Midland Scdsb 0 38,977 39,977
3rd King's Town School Kingston IND 24,204 0 25,204
4th Monsignor Michael O'Leary Bracebridge smcdsb 4,401 15,629 21,030
5th Tecumseh Vista Academy Tecumseh GECDSB 19,069 0 20,069
6th St. Luke school Nepean Ocsb 19,069 0 19,069
7th Westmount Junior School Etobicoke TDSB 15,402 0 16,402
8th St. Davids Public School St. Davids DSBN 6,601 8,541 16,142
9th Mnjikaning Kendaaswin Elementa... Rama Private 0 14,690 14,690
10th Fairmont Public School London TVDSB 2,200 10,346 13,546

The school that recycles the most single-use alkaline batteries overall, will win this prize.


Most Batteries Recycled
by Average Student Body

Estimated Provincial PRIZE

$977.95

School District Estimated* Actual* Total
1st Quintilian School Kingston independent 9,301 0 10,301
2nd King's Town School Kingston IND 8,699 0 9,699
3rd Bayview Public School Midland Scdsb 0 3,247 4,247
4th Muskoka Christian School Utterson MACS 2,429 0 3,429
5th Guildwood Junior Public School Toronto TDSB 2,159 0 3,159
6th Mnjikaning Kendaaswin Elementa... Rama Private 0 3,027 3,027
7th Westmount Junior School Etobicoke TDSB 1,959 0 2,959
8th chapel Hill Catholic School Orleans OCSB 1,814 0 2,814
9th Monsignor Michael O'Leary Bracebridge smcdsb 389 1,380 2,769
10th St. Davids Public School St. Davids DSBN 638 825 2,463

The school that recycles the most batteries per student/staff enrolled will win this prize.


Click here to see the full OSBRC Leaderboards!


Iron Earth Canada is excited to be apart of the OSBRC this year! Teachers and students can receive a free bag of Iron Earth for your garden this year!

Find out how to get your free bag here. Learn more about the benefits of Iron Earth here.

Battery Preperation Safety

Most of the batteries that we use everyday do not require any special preparation before recycling. However, we do recommend that precautionary measures be taken when recycling certain types of batteries to reduce any risk of short-circuit.

To learn more about how to safely store and prepare your batteries for recycling, click here.

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Sick Kids Foundation

The Ontario Schools Battery Recycling Challenge and Raw Materials Company Inc. are proud to be a part of the effort to raise money for such an important charity. Proceeds from this event will help support the SickKids Foundation.

Click here for more information.

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